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ANC to prevent KZN squabbles from meddling with December conference, says Zweli Mkhize

JOHANNESBURG, September 14 – African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday that the ruling party will soon deal with the leadership contest in KwaZulu-Natal in a bid to prevent the political fallout spilling over into the smooth running of government. This comes after the Pietermaritzburg High Court declared “unlawful and void” the 2015 conference […]

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ANC KZN says it doesn’t need NEC’s permission to challenge court verdict

DURBAN, September 13 – The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal did not need the permission of the organisation’s National Executive Committee (NEC) to decide whether or not to seek a motion to appeal Tuesday’s high court ruling. This was the view of leaders and representatives of the ANC KZN women’s, youth and veterans’ leagues during a […]

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ANC conference decision must be appealed, says KZN youth league

PIETERMARITZBURG, September 12 – African National Congress Youth League KwaZulu-Natal Chairperson Kwazi Mshengu believes that Tuesday’s high court ruling should be challenged. In an immediate reaction to the ruling announced by Pietermaritzburg High Court Judge Jerome Mnguni, who ruled that the 2015 KwaZulu-Natal ANC elective conference was unlawful, Mshengu said the decision should be appealed. “We […]

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Makhosi Khoza disciplinary hearing ‘reluctantly’ postponed

DURBAN, September 10 – The disciplinary hearing of outspoken African National Congress MP Makhosi Khoza has been postponed to next Sunday, according to ANC KwaZulu-Natal spokesman Mdumiseni Ntuli.   Speaking to the media outside the ANC KwaZulu-Natal headquarters in Durban on Sunday afternoon, Ntuli said the case had been postponed because Khoza’s attorney Smanga Sithini […]

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‘You can’t play with guns’ – ANC on video of gun-toting bodyguards

JOHANNESBURG, September 8 – The video of two gun-toting bodyguards assigned to African National Congress (ANC) eThekwini region secretary Bheki Ntuli was an unfortunate incident that fed perceptions of KwaZulu-Natal being unstable, according to ANC provincial secretary Super Zuma. “You can’t play with guns, even if it is done in what looks like a joking […]

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ANC KwaZulu-Natal factions promise to respect court decision

PIETERMARITZBURG, 18 August,  – KwaZulu-Natal divisions in the African National Congress were laid bare over the past two days in the Pietermaritzburg High Court in a case involving two ANC factions. While, provincial ANC chairperson, Sihle Zikalala, and Thulani Nyawose, the leader of the group challenging the legitimacy of the Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) emphasised […]